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Shipping and Receiving Technician

Company: Element Materials Technology
Location: Huntington Beach
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:


Element has an opportunity for a Shipping and Receiving Associate to perform a variety of shipping and receiving tasks. This includes but is not limiting to the verification of the materials received are as ordered and continue to proceed to route the incoming items to the appropriate departments/locations. This role is responsible to prepare and schedule items for shipment, ensuring cost effective courier services. This entry level role will also reinforce the department as a backup driver.

Salary: $18-$20/hr


Prepare shipments for postal or commercial conveyance and determine the most economical and efficient shipping method including but not limited to the selecting the appropriate shipping container and pack items to ensure safe delivery

Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures

Ability to receive, track, and distribute / stock materials, supplies, and equipment

Obtain authorized signatures for accepted items

Inspect shipments for damages or defects; record discrepancies or damages and notify supervisor and/or purchasing personnel

Receive and unload incoming materials and compare information on packing slip with purchase order to verify accuracy of shipment; may process return shipments from customers

May operate dolly, pallet jack, and / or forklift in loading and unloading supplies and equipment; may operate shrink-wrap machine; may operate company vehicle to deliver shipments; may assist in routine maintenance of equipment and shipping area; may lock warehouse and set alarms

Prepare bills of lading; check items to be shipped against work orders to ascertain that quantities, destination, and routing are correct

Trace lost shipments and / or customer claims of lost shipments; initiate proof of delivery documents

Maintain department database, prepare routine reports, and file shipping / receiving records

Follow established department policies, procedures, and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives, as well as safety, environmental, and / or infection control standards.

Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications:

Computer experience including Word, Excel, and Outlook

Ability to understand, follow, and maintain quality, safety, and / or infection control standards

Records maintenance skills

Ensures all work is accurate and free of errors / defects

Strong attention to detail

General administrative methods, principles and practices

Attention to detail, pay specific attention to tasks

Strong organizational skill, plans and assigns resources in a detailed fashion

Ability to detect problems and report information to appropriate personnel

Availability, flexibility, and maturity to represent the company at a broad range of events / projects in the community, with customers and within the company

Ability to remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities

Well developed oral and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Good interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect

NOTE: This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. - 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce's Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State's Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.


Company Overview:

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 7,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to 'Make tomorrow safer than today'.

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement:

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming "the world's most trusted testing partner".

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

Keywords: Element Materials Technology, Huntington Beach , Shipping and Receiving Technician, Professions , Huntington Beach, California

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